Under the new program, nongovernmental organizations will be able to step into the space between politicians and their constituents, by creating tools, such as smartphone apps that allow citizens to determine whether and when public services are being delivered.
Environmentalists and climate change activists worldwide are hailing Time magazine's decision to make Greta Thunberg its 2019 Person of the Year. The teenage activist has attracted the world's attention with her eloquent calls on political and industrial leaders to make courageous decisions on clima
At least 108 people were killed trying to protect their land from encroaching industries in 23 countries from January to November, human rights advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific said - compared to 91 killings recorded in the same period last year.
The National Hazardous Substances Committee voted to put herbicides glyphosate and paraquat and insecticide chlorpyrifos in the category of banned chemicals starting Dec. 1, but it remains unclear what the farmers will use to replace these commonly used chemicals.
Tonle Sap Lake provides more than 70% of the nation’s protein but a growing population, changes to the lake’s unusual seasonal rise and fall, dams and illegal fishing practices may combine this year to mean a smaller than usual catch, and higher